The Indian English Literature

As the world celebrates the Literacy day, lets take a moment to go through the Indian English Literature.

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The Indian English Literature

The Indian English literatureis basically the work by writers in India who write in the English Language. Some of the famous names associated behind the Indian English Literature are  V.S.Naipaul, Kiran Desai, Jhumpa Lahiri and Salman Rushdie, who are of Indian descent. The first book written by an Indian in English was by Sake Dean Mahome, titled Travels of Dean Mahomet, which was published in the year 1793 in England. In its early stages it was influenced by the Western art form of the novel. Dhan Gopal Mukerji was the first Indian author to win a literary award in the United States

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 Apart from these writers R.K Narayan is a writer who contributed over many decades and who continued to write till his death recently. Among the latest writers, the most notable is Salman Rushdie, born in India, now living in the United Kingdom

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